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Unread 06-08-2011, 02:50 PM   #31
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If you take your jack out from a stock YJ, underneath it you will find a brick, you should wedge this under the tire to be extra sure.

If you add larger tires, you have to make sure to upgrade the brick too.
For two seconds, I thought that you were being serious.

You don't need to upgrade the brick.

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Unread 06-08-2011, 03:55 PM   #32
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Whats an E-brake? You must mean that pedal next to my clutch on the left that just lays on the floor unless I pull it up then it flopps back down like a dead gopher?
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Unread 06-08-2011, 04:07 PM   #33
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Come on page 4. This thread is great!
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Unread 06-08-2011, 04:09 PM   #34
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If you take your jack out from a stock YJ, underneath it you will find a brick, you should wedge this under the tire to be extra sure.

If you add larger tires, you have to make sure to upgrade the brick too.
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For two seconds, I thought that you were being serious.

You don't need to upgrade the brick.
this thread is making me laugh my *** off.........
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Unread 06-08-2011, 04:10 PM   #35
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Whats an E-brake? You must mean that pedal next to my clutch on the left that just lays on the floor unless I pull it up then it flopps back down like a dead gopher?
yep thats the one, I eventually cut my cables out nad removed it.... its in teh box with the trac bars and sway bar and old carter carb, and old springs, etc etc
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family roll bar swap/upgrade..

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f12/f...grade-1054753/

1990 YJ. SOA, OME 36R 3.5" lift springs, OME 5/8 greasable shackles, OTT high steer, Custom cage, team Rush, Posi, 33 TSL swampers
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Unread 06-08-2011, 04:22 PM   #36
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I am shocked that someone actually has their owners manual. I was under the impression they never made one for YJs since theyre the worlds easiest vehicle to operate.
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Unread 06-08-2011, 04:22 PM   #37
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yep thats the one, I eventually cut my cables out nad removed it.... its in teh box with the trac bars and sway bar and old carter carb, and old springs, etc etc

Old springs????
They any good?
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Unread 06-08-2011, 04:47 PM   #38
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Well here's what I've always done. I just coast into my parking spot with the clutch in and stick in neutral. Using the regular brakes to actually stop. Shut it off, move my left foot from the clutch to the e-brake, and set the e-brake. Last thing is to shift it into 1st. I find that most trannies will go right in if it was coasted into your parking spot. Most likely because of the swirling oil in them, lines everything up.

I actually forgot to put it in gear the other day and it rolled off on me while I was in the store. The parking lot has a bit of slope just for drainage. Nothing you could actually see, but it was just enough. My brakes are new on all 4 corners, and I've had the e-brake recall. So I decided that the jeep e-brakes are just plain weak, period full stop.
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Unread 06-08-2011, 04:59 PM   #39
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i usually just put mine in park and turn the engine off and walk away.
but when we had our wrangler, we would attach the winch to the nearest tree/fire hydrant/telephone pole for reinforcement. then we would take some chain and attach one end to the jeep and one end to a tree/fire hydrant/telephone pole or a house if it was on a hill.
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Unread 06-08-2011, 05:02 PM   #40
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Personally I find the BEST way to park, and ensure you won't roll away, is to:
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Unread 06-08-2011, 05:02 PM   #41
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i usually just put mine in park and turn the engine off and walk away.
but when we had our wrangler, we would attach the winch to the nearest tree/fire hydrant/telephone pole for reinforcement. then we would take some chain and attach one end to the jeep and one end to a tree/fire hydrant/telephone pole or a house if it was on a hill.
Well manuals dont have "park" that is why he was asking.
The closest thing to park on a manual is ebrake and a selected gear.
And really, you used your winch? Seems kinda drastic, and dumb, no offence intended.
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Unread 06-08-2011, 05:05 PM   #42
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Well manuals dont have "park" that is why he was asking.
The closest thing to park on a manual is ebrake and a selected gear.
And really, you used your winch? Seems kinda drastic, and dumb, no offence intended.
I thinks he's just haven a lil fun here.....did we get page 4 yet??????????
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Unread 06-08-2011, 05:29 PM   #43
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Old springs????
They any good?
ya but I actually only got 3 left.... I do have 4 old man emu springs they are 2.5 lift springs, Im not using anymore, they are 14F so the HD, but not the 5 pack HD I replaced them for the 36R... 2 have bent main leafs, but you could take the mains from the olds and put in the OME ones, 2 of the OME ARE BRAN NEW< used for 5 weeks until my new ones showed up, never seen dirts yet...

or just buy 2 new OME and take these ones......

where are you anyhow......

ahh Alberta... not far away
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Unread 06-08-2011, 05:30 PM   #44
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I flipped mine over in a ditch once and even though I stuck the landing on all 4 wheels (one was flat, deduct 2 points) I didn't need to set the e-brake or take it out of 4th. It was winter in Wisconsin, that sucker wasn't going anywhere.
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Unread 06-08-2011, 05:49 PM   #45
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Well manuals dont have "park" that is why he was asking.
The closest thing to park on a manual is ebrake and a selected gear.
And really, you used your winch? Seems kinda drastic, and dumb, no offence intended.
all of that was sarcasm. except for me putting it into park. but i know that he has a manual...like phil1330 said...just having a little fun with this guy
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